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« on: September 24, 2004 09:07:17 PM »


i posted this in clothing: discuss future projects a couple of days ago, but i thought it would be appreciated here just as much, so here it is again! <3

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hey everyone... i just wanted to post a link to the vintage pattern lending library for anyone who hasn't heard of/seen it before. basically, what it is is a vast collection of something like 3,000 vintage sewing/needlework patterns from the 1900's to 1950's... some of my favorite things are the hats and flapper dresses! anyway, the cool thing about it is that after buying a year membership ($20 is the cheapest) you can check out most patterns for $5 like you would a book at the library! there are also some patterns for sale... but i haven't looked into that out much. if you sew a lot and have a hard time finding fun exciting patterns at the usual sources (joann's, hancocks, blah blah) you should check it out!

http://www.vpll.org/

some examples of what they have:

 


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glamarama
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004 02:28:03 PM »

Jan who runs it is really cool too. They are in Oakland in a very swank art deco building. They have SO MUCH STUFF. I helped them move. It was nuts.
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« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2005 03:58:18 AM »

thank you so much for posting this! the stuff on the site is just gorgeous!
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2005 07:45:44 PM »

Thank you for posting this link! It's a great idea, to house patterns like this.
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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2005 11:27:57 AM »

thanks for the posting.  what a great source.
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